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Marlyn Elaine Wahler Luft
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1935
Fort Plain
Montgomery County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 10, 2009
Cooperstown
Otsego County
New York, USA

Mrs. Marlyn E. Luft, 74, of Clark Avenue, Fort Plain, died peacefully on February 10, 2009 at Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown. Born on January 9, 1935 in Fort Plain, she was the daughter of the late Christian and Martha Cross Wahler. A lifelong resident of Fort Plain, she was a 1952 graduate of the high school. She first was employed for Arkell & Smith in Canajoharie, and later became Manager of the Gift Shop at the Indian Castle rest area, on the NYS Thruway. Some of her favorite past times included talking on the phone, fishing, camping, playing bingo and traveling to area casinos. Above all, she loved and cared for her family, and will be sadly missed.

Her loving family includes, her husband Richard E. Luft, whom she married on June 18, 1955; two daughters, Jodi Crouse and her husband Dave of Burnt Hills, NY and Brenda Swartz and her companion Donald Baum; one sister, Shirley Dagner and her husband Harry of Ballston Lake, NY; one brother, Roger Wahler and his wife Judy of Tacoma, WA; seven grandchildren, Matthew Yacowenia, Evan Yacowenia, Stacey Mackes and her husband Phil, Kristina Baum, Tyler Baum, Mallory Baum and Donald Baum; one great granddaughter, Sophia; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, February 14, 2009 at 2 o'clock at the Lenz & Betz Funeral Home, 69 Otsego Street, Canajoharie with the Rev. Kenneth Dingman presiding. Interment will take place at a later date in the Fort Plain Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited and may call beginning at 12 noon Saturday, prior to the services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Lung Association, 61 Broadway, New York, NY 10006 or to the American Diabetes Association, 7 Washington Square, Albany, NY 12205.

 
 
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  Brenda K Luft Swartz (1958 - 2010)*
 
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Burial:
Fort Plain Cemetery
Fort Plain
Montgomery County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: May 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36784948
Marlyn Elaine <i>Wahler</i> Luft
Added by: Michael A Bernstein
 
Marlyn Elaine <i>Wahler</i> Luft
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Marlyn Elaine <i>Wahler</i> Luft
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- Beautiful Savior Is My Lord Jesus Christ
 Added: May. 4, 2014
Happy Birthday Marlyn ... the love you shared with your family ... is still alive and well ...
- Michael A Bernstein
 Added: Jan. 9, 2013

- Beautiful Savior Is My Lord Jesus Christ
 Added: Jul. 10, 2011
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